Bay Hospitals Charity
20 01, 2022

Furness General Hospital Oncology Unit receives £1,000 donation in memory of Jo

A donation of £1,000 has been made to the Oncology Unit at Furness General Hospital in memory of a Barrow woman who died after developing ovarian cancer. Jo Davies died in August 2015, and Jo’s Appeal was set up in her honour to raise funds for local gynaecological cancer charities. Run by Jo’s husband Matt Find out more

23 12, 2021

Christmas auction raises more than £2,500 for Bay Hospitals Charity

A Christmas auction organised by Bay Hospitals Charity raised more than £2,500 to benefit patients in local hospitals. The highest bid on a single item was £500 for the 65in TV donated by Edmundson Electrical, Morecambe. A pair of boxing gloves signed by world heavyweight champ Tyson Fury sold for £202, while a tandem skydive Find out more

21 12, 2021

Dunelm team delivers Christmas gifts to children at Furness General Hospital 

Staff from the Barrow branch of Dunelm visited Furness General Hospital this week to deliver Christmas gift bags for patients on the Children’s Ward.  Manager Jonathan Sparks and Deputy Manager Tammy Harris visited the hospital to hand over gifts collected through the store’s ‘Delivering Joy’ campaign.  Customers at Dunelm and the neighbouring Apollo Bingo donated the gifts, and members of the store’s community Find out more

16 12, 2021

Toy donations brighten up Christmas for children in hospital

Presents for children receiving hospital care this Christmas have been donated to Bay Hospitals Charity by the Lancaster community. Charity supporter Laura Richardson has held an annual collection of toys for the last five years, asking friends and family to buy items from an online wishlist for her ‘Make a Child Smile’ campaign. A former Find out more

14 12, 2021

Tributes to stalwart supporter of Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Tributes have been paid to a volunteer who spent more than 50 years as part of Friends of Royal Lancaster Infirmary. Drew Tennant, a former Chair of the hospital’s supporting charity, passed away on 4 December aged 89. Friend and fellow committee member Matt Patrick said: “He believed in helping people and was very much Find out more

9 12, 2021

Four-hour cycling event at Lancaster’s 3-1-5 raises hundreds for Bay Hospitals Charity

A ‘Spinathon’ at Lancaster’s 3-1-5 Health Club raised more than £500 for Bay Hospitals Charity. Gym staff issued the challenge to volunteers to spend four hours pedalling indoor bikes as part of the charity challenge. Fifteen riders completed the full four hours, with several more participating for shorter stints on their bikes. 3-1-5 Health Club Find out more

30 11, 2021

Grateful patient’s donation to Westmorland General Hospital’s Oncology Unit

A patient at Westmorland General Hospital’s Oncology Unit has donated more than £800 to Bay Hospitals Charity as a thank you for the care she received. Jayne Tamang completed chemotherapy treatment in June, and decided to raise money for Bay Hospitals Charity, Macmillan Cancer Support and CancerCare. She said: “I had such wonderful care and Find out more

25 11, 2021

Furness General Hospital Oncology Unit unveils ‘Gareth’s Room’ in memory of popular Barrow man

A room in the Oncology Unit at Furness General Hospital has been named in memory of a Barrow man who died of a rare form of cancer. Gareth Brown died aged 28 in 2017 after developing pheochromocytoma, an uncommon form of the disease affecting the adrenal glands. The illuminated ceiling panels in Gareth's Room Find out more

23 11, 2021

The Bay Hospitals Charity Christmas Extravaganza

Bay Hospitals Charity as arranged a selection of festive activities to make Christmas extra special for patients of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust. Our Christmas Extravaganza includes... Christmas Auction Our Christmas Auction takes place online from 9am on Wednesday 8 December to 9am on Wednesday 15 December. We’ve received loads of amazing Find out more

23 11, 2021

Place your bids in the Bay Hospitals Charity Christmas auction

A pair of boxing gloves signed by world heavyweight champ Tyson Fury are among the items for sale in the Bay Hospitals Charity Christmas Auction. Place your bids for chance to secure an extra special Christmas gift while raising funds for Bay Hospitals Charity this December. Items on sale in the online auction include: Signed Find out more